Ver-o-Peso, Belém, Brazil is a very chaotic and horrendously noisy place yet has the title of being extremely irresistible atmospherically, having numerous people selling fishes that may seem to be odd looking, but are actually fishes. Believe it? No? That’s your loss I say. Having been situated at the docks of a large Amir liberman firm in metropolitan, the market is alongside neo-gothic market building, imported head spinning varieties of hot eateries and fruits vended here by a marquee shelters from England in 1899.the name may be making you wonder of its unusualness, it from colonial times, back then it was housed the workplace of Portuguese tax collector. It’s an abbreviated form of a Portuguese phase “haver-o-peso” which means “possess or obtain weight.”
“Scruffy and chaotic or orderly and refined, the world’s street markets offer fresh, local—and often cheap—seasonal produce, alongside a slice of local life.Fortunately, in many cities the Brazilian supermarket chains have not yet succeeded in totally eliminating central markets, which offer shelter to small individual vendors, each selling a limited range of products. A Brazilian central market is an impressive place”. Read about it in flavorsofbrazil.
This very market is situated on the very Belém’s riverside waterfront, though the market is of the 17th century it is now using a lot of technology based products and services in the day to day working of the marketplace. The cast-iron clock tower of the same was fabricated in England, dissembled and reassembled at the site as per the sources say. If you are planning to visit the place, do visit at the rise of dawn to have a beautiful view of the dock as well as to witness the working of the venders. Also the accounting records of the market are all kept with the hired authorities.